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    McGraw was born in Vinita, Oklahoma and spent most of his childhood in Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, and Texas. Dr. Phil is a public figure because he is, “Part showman, part psychologist, [and] McGraw drew six million daily viewers to his program, where he urged people to ‘get real’ about their lives. His self-help books were also popular, topping the New York Times' best-seller list” (Newsmakers). His inspiration being his father, he also studied psychology at the University of North Texas. Yet, in order to pursue his dream he quit his job and established his own show in 2002. A hero must possess not only the ability to help others, but must have courage in overcoming adversities. One’s abilities to help others in trouble showcases their moral beliefs and being able to overcome adversity demonstrates their determination. Talk show host Phil McGraw, known for his compassion through his sympathetic efforts, utilizes his knowledge of psychology to provide advice for troubled guests, and serves as a role model for others for overcoming adversity making him a hero admired by many. McGraw established his show for the motive of assisting his guests through strenuous times that demonstrates his altruism. Dr. Phil offers solutions to people in need of conduct. An example of his selfless work is when he aided Oprah Winfrey to push through a lawsuit. He believed that she needed help and…

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    The issue of cyberbullying has been a prevalent topic that has been at the forefront of many discussions since the birth of the internet. Multiple media sources have covered it and attempted to help troubled parents protect their children’s online experience. “It’s Time to Stop the Cyberbullying Epidemic” by Dr. Phil McGraw and “Confronting Cyberbullying” by Peter Levy are some examples. In his article for The Huffington Post, Dr. Phil attempts to empathize with parents in order to convey his…

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    Oprah Winfrey Role Model

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    moved in with her father after her pregnancy miscarriage. Her father was a strict man and had Oprah under tight rules, these rules helped shape her into the woman she is today.Freshly graduated from high school Oprah accepted a part time job as a radio show host in Nashville. Entering her second year of college at Tennessee state, Oprah decided to dropout and accept a job as an anchor for WTVF-TV in Nashville. She was the first ever African American to hold that position as a woman. Oprah had a…

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    Junior Sailors Theory

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    conflict whether we like it or not it’s part of life. The key to dealing with conflict is to follow God’s word and respond obediently. (8 Bible Verses, n.d.) “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person” (Colossians 4:6, ESV). Referance 8 Bible Verses About Conflict and Conflict Resolution. (n.d.). Retrieved February 12, 2017, from…

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    Essentials Of Motivation

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    (Feldman, 2015, p. 287). Chapter 8 of Essentials of Understanding Psychology and the McGraw-Hill online lab focused on many topics, such as the major approaches to motivation, biological and social factors underlying hunger, motivation behind sexual behavior, various types of needs, and the functions and explanations of emotions. The McGraw Hill online lab started with an activity allowing me to explore motivation through…

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    Lessons are learned through parental discipline (Slide 9). They learn to be big brother and big sisters, by caring for their younger siblings (Slide 3). However, the children also start experiencing the beginning stages of body-image and inner-beauty struggles (Slide 5 & 13). The parents’ main focus is raising their children, which may include discipline (Slide 9). The houses are always depicted as messy with toys and clothing (Slide 4). While the women are usually raising the children, the…

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    Draft Dodger Rag Essay

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    Throughout the years, music has been used to protest events going on in the world. One of the most notable events that musicians had protested through music is the United States involvement in the Vietnam War. Phil Ochs was one of many protest singers of the era, his song “Draft Dodger Rag” protested the draft that occurred during the war. In 1965, the United States started to send soldiers to fight in the Vietnam War. To make the army larger, the U.S. used what is called the draft. This…

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    This type of leadership provides me an opportunity to motivate individuals and gives them more confidence and positive energy (By James P. Lewis, 2003, McGraw-Hill: Project Leadership). The power of behaving as supportive project leader depends on my personality type and my capability to innovate incentives to create impact on my team-members impressively. For instance, I deliver my response to this proposal by working very closely to my group project to share my suggestions and ideas with them…

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    Coaching is a very common thing that lots of people want to do. The occupation is mainly built around experience the more experience an individual has the more opportunity an individual will have. The three main levels of basketball coaching are high school, college and NBA these three levels are similar but have some differences. I will go into details about each of these levels and give general information of them. The high school/middle school level of coaching is the first step of…

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